WWA Wakeboard World Series and Malibu Evolution Pro Series Final Showdown September 16-18 at the Malibu Lake Biwa Pro Presented by Rockstar Energy

(August 12, 2017) – The World Wake Association and Malibu Boats are proud to deliver the Malibu Lake Biwa Pro presented by Rockstar Energy September 16-18 for the final stop of the WWA Wakeboard World Series (WBWS) and Malibu Evolution Pro Series. Returning to Japan’s wakeboarding origins on Lake Biwa, the closest title race in recent history all comes down to this, in a battle you can’t miss behind the world-class Malibu M235.

The birthplace of Japanese wakeboarding, the infamous Lake Biwa has been host to some of the most important historical events of all time. There is no place more fitting for the final WBWS event of 2017 as a new WBWS King and Queen will be crowned.

“We have had the privilege to witness the world’s best wake athletes redefine our sport this season at beautiful locations around the world. These riders rise to the occasion at every event getting fans on their feet with highlight reel runs and a winning spirit that never quits,” said WWA President Shannon Starling. “I have never seen more athletes with the capability to take home the title in one season as it all comes down to this. Thank you to the athletes, fans and our amazing partners for making 2017 the best WBWS season yet!”

The current WBWS standings heading into the last three events give no room for error with just fifty points separating the top five. The final showdown is set for Lake Biwa in Shiga, Japan as the warriors of wake discover who will win it all.

WHAT:       Malibu Biwa Pro

WHEN:      September 16-18, 2017

WHERE:    Lake Biwa, Shiga, Japan

HOST HOTEL:  Lake Biwa Marriot Hotel
Japan, 〒524-0101 ShigaMoriyama-shi2876 Imahama-cyo,
+81 77-585-6100



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About Malibu: Malibu Boats is the world’s largest manufacturer of watersports towboats, owning almost 50% of the worldwide market share. Malibu sells the Wakesetter, M235 and Response models — as well as the Axis Wake Research brand — through a global dealer network. With approximately 525 employees worldwide and three manufacturing facilities in California, Tennessee, and Australia, Malibu builds boats to help you live a #lifewithoutlimits on the water. [NASDAQ: MBUU] | @malibuboats  |  #thetruthisonthewater

About Rockstar: Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles – from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 25 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. For more information, visit: RockstarEnergy.com/

About The WWA: Developed for riders by riders, the World Wake Association stands as a global network of passionate representatives dedicated to the growth of towed boardsports. Since 1989 our mission and values remain true to the core of our community. Our position as the authority on competitive standards has been earned through consistent development; sanctioning and producing more than 6,000 worldwide events and counting. We are the only organization solely focused on the best interests of the sport, spearheading a collective movement on the journey to discover where wake takes you. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Pro Card and WWA Rider Experience.  For more information on the World Wake Association, check out TheWWA.com.

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